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I think they always just use 1.00 but I am not sure

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Well, iirc, in gens 1-5, crits would always deal double the damage that a normal attack deals. So, it was changed to 0.5 or smth idk, I don't remember.

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252 Atk Urshifu Wicked Blow vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Abomasnow on a critical hit: 130-154 (65.9 - 78.1%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

This is a calculation with a guaranteed critical hit. As you can see, this has a variance in the percentages (65.9 - 78.1%). This means that yes, it does vary.

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